F12 valet mode

Discussion in 'FF/Lusso/F12/812S' started by Slavomeer, Apr 21, 2021.

  1. Slavomeer

    Slavomeer Rookie

    May 30, 2020
    So in about a week I'm going to get my first Ferrari - F12.
    Since I know it's a beast, I don't wanna anyone without my permission to drive it fast. As I searched through this forums I've seen many people are talking about valet problems, but no solution was given. Did someone tried something custom? Like a remote to block some power or fuel flow?
    In BMW I got something like failure mode (power reduction), maybe F12 got it too and can be turned on by some electric intervention?
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  3. italiafan

    italiafan F1 World Champ

    Jul 19, 2006
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    Stickbones Swagglesmith
    My valet mode valet gets behind the wheel of one of my sports cars....ever...for any reason.
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  4. 350MH83

    350MH83 Formula Junior

    Jul 11, 2014
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    in BMW you have a valet mode. Is that what you refer to with failure mode? Valet mode is activated through the infotainment screen.
  5. Slavomeer

    Slavomeer Rookie

    May 30, 2020
    I didn't know there is a valet mode in BMW, it looks like a new feature as I've checked on youtube. By failure mode I mean when you take out specific fuse, car will display component failure and will not allow to drive fast.

    But to the F12 topic: actually we have hardly any valets in europe, but I have to leave my car for cleaning and sometimes transportation.
  6. Doc_Dent

    Doc_Dent Karting

    Mar 2, 2015
    #5 Doc_Dent, Apr 23, 2021
    Last edited: Apr 23, 2021
    Never allowed a Valet to park any Ferrari of mine, or any other super car as well as far as I remember.
    In most Valet Tickets, there would be some sort of Disclaimer in which in case of any harm to your car, they would probably hold minimum responsibility.
    So the Q is, is it worth it?!
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  8. Solid State

    Solid State F1 Veteran
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    Feb 4, 2014
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    Relax. That sort of thing never happens.

  9. Doc_Dent

    Doc_Dent Karting

    Mar 2, 2015
    What "sort of thing" never happens?o_O
  10. Moopz

    Moopz F1 Rookie
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    Jun 29, 2004
    Orlando, FL
    My friend was a valet at the Ritz Amelia Island in the 90s and he has tons of stories. His coworker totaled a 355. He told me never to valet a car that I cared for.

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  11. SeattleStew

    SeattleStew Formula Junior
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    Apr 10, 2020
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    I only valet my cars when I can watch them park my car right up front. If it has to go down the street to another lot, it’s not happening. I generally trust that they aren’t going to go joy riding the car when it’s parked right out front of the place.

    I had friends out of high school valet cars, and they loved when parking lots were down the street. It was generally a nice high speed test drive for them.
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